Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a decline in equity turnover at the last day of the trading week to KSh 242,864,430 compared to KSh 314,892,624 when trading closed at the bourse this Thursday.
The number of shares traded increased to 7,526,800 compared to 6,871,400 shares on Thursday, according to data from the NSE.
Total equity deals increased to 995 this Friday compared to 890 deals at the previous session while I-REIT turnover rose to KSh 71,410 compared to KSh 20,500 on Thursday.
The Secondary Bonds market had a turnover of KSh 871.6 Million from 41 days this Friday, compared to KSh 810.5 Million from 47 deals on Thursday.
The Derivatives Market had 7 contracts worth KSh 310,910 this Friday while the previous day was quiet.
The NSE All Share Index was down 0.06 points to close the day at 171.74 while the NSE 20 Share Index was up 0.58 points to close at 1920.38. The NSE 25 Share Index was up 5.17 points to close at 3820.04.
Market Capitalization at the NSE was KSh 2,675,256 Billion this Friday compared to KSh 2,676,239 Billion at the close of trading this Thursday.
Car& General, which announced positive financial results for year ended 30th September, with a net profit of KSh 887million was the day’s top price gainer, its share price rising 9.94% to KSh 37.05.
Other gainers were Home Afrika, which was up 5.26% to KSh 0.40; Sasini which was up 4.94% to KSh 21.25; Trans-Century which gained 3.03% to KSh 1.36 per share and EABL which was up 2.49% to KSh 164.75.
The worst performers were led by Eveready East Africa which declined by 5.05% to KSh 0.94; Express Kenya which declined by 4.88% to KSh 3.90; East African Cables which fell by 4.72% to KSh 1.21; Olympia Capital which depreciated by 4.57% to KSh 1.88 and Nation Media Group which was down 2.26% to KSh 19.45.
The biggest movers were Safaricom( 4.58 Million), Equity( 686,300), KPLC(637,700), Nairobi Business Ventures( 275,800) and ABSA( 202,600).